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2020 Audi A4 vs. 2020 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid Review

New 2020 Audi A4

2020 Audi
A4

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New 2020 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

2020 Honda
Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$37,400 to $40,900
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$33,400 to $36,600
Invoice* $35,156 to $38,447 $32,029 to $35,090
MPG - City 24 - 27 N/A
MPG - Hwy 32 - 35 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Audi A4 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. The Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi A4.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Audi A4 is somewhat more expensive than the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Audi A4 will cost more in transportation costs than the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid.

Dimensions
The Audi A4 is a little narrower than the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The Audi A4 is slightly shorter than the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Audi A4 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid.

Handling
The Audi A4 has about the same turning radius as the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi A4 has a much more powerful engine than the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi A4 and the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid. The Audi A4 has significantly less cargo room than the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Audi A4 than that of the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid.